Ottawa modern pentathlete Melanie McCann finished in 18th place at the UPIM World Cup Final on June 5-9 in Sarasota, FL, earning her best result in fencing where she cracked the top-10.
28th-place finish for modern pentathlete at worlds
Created On: September 9, 2013
Ottawa modern pentathlete Melanie McCann placed 28th at the Aug. 19 world championships in Taiwan.
Pentathlete seeks to build on London success
Updated On: August 5, 2013
From the best-ever performance by a Canadian modern pentathlete at the Olympics in 2012, to suffering multiple injuries at a riding camp while trying to improve her skill on the horse, it’s been an eventful 12 months for Melanie McCann to say the least.
Stevens reaches pentathlon World Cup final
Updated On: June 14, 2013
Mathea Stevens reached the final round at a World Cup modern pentathlon event for the first time since early 2011 in May 12.
Modern pentathlete picks up on London success
Updated On: April 13, 2013
Coming off an 11th-place finish at the London 2012 Olympics, Ottawa’s Melanie McCann began her new modern pentathlon season on the right foot by placing 22nd at a Feb. 26 World Cup in California, and then following it up with a 16th-place showing at the March 26 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
First-time Olympian McCann enters Games as contender
Updated On: July 15, 2012
Most athletes making their Olympic debuts in their early 20s head to the Games looking to soak up the experience. But for modern pentathlete Melanie McCann, there is very real potential for a top performance.
McCann cracks World Cup finals top-10
Created On: June 14, 2012
Ottawa-based modern pentathlete Melanie McCann earned a career-best seventh place finish at the World Cup finals May 26 in Chengdu, China.
Pentathlete rides to 29th-place junior worlds finish
Updated On: November 26, 2011
Local modern pentathlete Mathea Stevens finished in 29th place overall at the world junior championships last week in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Cornett and McCann excel at Pan Am Games
Created On: October 19, 2011
Samantha Cornett and Melanie McCann were the two athletes from Ottawa to earn the best results early on at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Cornett won a pair of squash medals, taking bronze in the team event to go alongside her silver in the individual competition.
Youth rules for Canada, Ottawa as Pan Am team unveiled
Created On: October 6, 2011
Canada will send a large, young team to this year’s Pan American Games Oct. 14-30 in Guadalajara, Mexico, and the Ottawa contingent keeps true to that theme.